Jan 27, 2013 1:00pm PST
that be the right choice for the nobel committee? here for a fair and balanced debate are mike slater and garland nixon both radio talk show hosts. thank you both for joining us. >> thank you. >> i'm going to start with you. the petition or change.org. it calls on the committee to present the prize to secretary clinton for her work around the world and to her husband, former president bill clinton for his post presidential international involvement. good idea? bad idea? >> well, with previous winners like yasser arafat, state senator barack obama and the eu, i think even hillary clinton would agree at this point, what difference does it make? which, by the way is going to be her campaign slogan in 2016. the nobel peace prize should go to people who risk their lives and doing heroic work and whose efforts will be magna advertised by recognition from this award. hillary clinton does not risk her life. she does not do heroic work. i have been waiting all day to hear from mr. garland nixon about what she has done for any tangible effort at peace whatsoever. >> garland, let us know? what do you think?
Jan 26, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >> reporter: the president renominated him this week and senator mike crapo, one of 45 republican senators to opposed his nomination last year and, the senator said this week until key structure changes are made to the bureau to ensure accountability and transparency, i will continue my opposition to any nominee for director. confirmation hearings for deputy national security advisor john brennan to become cia director and former nebraska senator chuck hagel to become defense secretary could be bumpy. but, both men have been making rounds on capitol hill trying to convince senators they are capable of filling critical national security posts for the next four years. >> arthel: peter doocy, thank you very much. >> rick: budget negotiation, the number one topic in the republican weekly address. south dakota senator john thune talking about the importance of getting finances under control and, the need to change the government's spending habits. >> washington is addicted to spending your money. over the past four years, our country has added nearly $6 trillion to the national debt. at $16.4 t
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they celted with three different players only one of whom we know. mike webster the former steelers great. one doctor testified in that case his brain injuries were similar to someone who had been in 25,000 car accidents. >> there's a problem here. >> the problem of approximate cause and there are two approximate cause problems here. number one, did violent concussions cause seau's cte and did cte cause seau to kill himself or was it something else? >> very difficult to prove. very good point. this could go on for years. the medical testimony will have to prove a direct cause, a relationship to junior seau's death a self-inflicted wound and the nfl having some culpability. that will be difficult. they will also look at causation. >> there is one other thing. we are talking suicide here. that is a voluntary act. it's a choice. to claim that someone or something, the nfl in this case is to blame for causing it, that has always been legally problematic in cases hasn't it? >> here's the thing, it is tough. i will give you that. but there is precedent for it. three years ago former chicago bears gr
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to head that bureau and republican senator mike crapo says until key structural changes are made to the bureau to ensure accountability and transparency, i will continue my objepposition to any nominee for director. not all of his nominees are encountering such opposition, senator john kerry received bipartisan support at his confirmation hearing on thursday. >> the airplane, the one that says on the side, united states of america, lands anywhere in the world, i will be proud that it will be john kerry representing us. >> should he be confirmed, i'm confident he will be, and become our next secretary of state. i'm sure we'll have our disagreements which i know neither one of us will hesitate to bring to the other's attention. >> ever since key new york democratic senator chuck schumer softened his stance on former nebraska senator chuck hagel, president obama's nominee for defense secretary, hagel has been able to slowly grow a little more support in the senate ahead of his confirmation hearing and now though, some senators are raising questions about deputy national security adv